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January 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Following today’s vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to begin the process to repeal the Affordable Care Act, U.S. Rep. John Katko (NY-24) released the following statement on his decision to vote against the measure:

November 30, 2016 Press Release
Bipartisan, bicameral legislation aims to modernize healthcare, research for patients with chronic diseases
September 27, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In a vote yesterday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan measure, the Dangerous Synthetic Drug Control Act, which includes the text of legislation authored by Representative Katko and introduced earlier this month.

September 8, 2016 Press Release
Legislation Bans 22 Dangerous Synthetic Substances, Makes Prosecution Easier
July 8, 2016 Press Release
House passage of Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act is significant step forward in fight against growing epidemic
May 10, 2016 Press Release
Tenth, Bipartisan Katko Bill Passes as House Considers a Number ofBills to Tackle Heroin Epidemic Nationwide
April 20, 2016 Press Release
Katko Legislation Passes Out of House Judiciary Committee; Headed to Floor of U.S. House of Representatives
April 4, 2016 Press Release
Opioid Related Deaths At All Time High; Deaths In Central New York Increased Nearly 3,000 Percent Since 2004; 51 People are Killed Every Day by an Overdose Involving Prescription Opioids Senator Gillibrand’s Legislation Would Require CDC to Issue Guidelines for Prescribing of Opioids for Treatment of Acute Pain Gillibrand: “When someone gets a tooth out and only needs medication for three days - why are they sent home from the doctor’s office with 30 Percocet?”
March 30, 2016 Press Release
Congressman Holds Fourth Town Hall Forum Focused on Combating Substance Abuse